Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Health Science Students Turn Knowledge Into Action

    January 29, 2011

    Four HLTH 440 students (Kristen Siegler, Taylor Hockman, Jenna Osseck, and Anna Grinter) are working with the NEMO Heart Health sub-committee to create and publicize a campaign to promote automated external defibrillators (AEDs) throughout the community.  This two-pronged campaign exists: 1) for the general Kirksville community to understand the purpose of AEDs; and 2) for […]

  • Health Science Students to Present at National Conference

    January 26, 2011

    Four Truman State Health Science students will present at the American Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exhibition in San Diego, California on March 29, 2011.  Katharyn Emery,  Sarah Folks, Grace McGaughey and Brenda Goodwin will present their project “Grabbing Red Bull by the Horns.” Congratulations and good luck to […]

  • Athletic Training Education Program Launches New AT Megathon

    January 24, 2011

    In an effort to stimulate  fun, learning and some good old-fashion competition, the Athletic Training Education Program has started the AT Megathon! The teams consist of both advanced and newer students who must work together to compete in one to two challenges each week that tests their athletic training knowledge and/or skills in fun and interesting ways. Challenges are created and refereed by the athletic […]

  • Dodge (’09) Accepts Position as AJGA Tournament Coordinator

    January 18, 2011

    Lindsay Dodge recently accepted  a full-time position with the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) as a Tournament Coordinator.   She will be planning, administering, and directing AJGA junior golf events all over the country.  You can learn more about how to get involved with the AJGA at www.ajga.org. Lindsay graduated from  Truman State University in […]

  • 26 Students Reach Goal of Completing Marathon

    December 10, 2010

    The Marathon Training Class recently had students competing in two marathons. On Saturday, November 21st , nine students traveled to Overland Park, KS to compete in the Gobbler Grind Marathon. Two students completed the full 26.2 mile race while 7 students completed the 13.1 miles. On Saturday, December 4th,  16 students traveled to Memphis, TN […]

  • Evan Rioux Completes Field Experience at Apple

    December 6, 2010

    Evan Rioux was chosen to join the Apple Wellness team as the one Wellness Intern in Cupertino, California for the Fall of 2010. While she gained over 500 hours of experience in the preventative care setting, she focused her attention on daily physicals, health assessments, fitness consultations, and graded exercise tests that were offered to […]

  • Dr. Carol Cox Receives Foundation Grant

    November 9, 2010

    Missouri Foundation for Health awarded a Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Initiative (TPCI) grant to Dr. Carol Cox of Truman State University in the amount of $145,411. Dr. Cox plans to use grant funding to reduce faculty, staff and student tobacco use through cessation programs, policy change and education. Missouri Foundation for Health’s TPCI is a multi-year […]

  • Students Volunteer for Salvation Army Food Pantry

    October 27, 2010

    Students in HLTH 150 Nutrition in Health and Wellness helped to unload a semi-trailer load of food for the Salvation Army Food Pantry on October 25, 2010.  They formed assembly lines to unload the trailer and pack the perishable (meats, cheese, apples, potatoes) and non-perishable (rice, pasta, canned vegetables) foods in the food pantry.  This […]

  • Dr. Jennifer Hurst Competes in Olympic Weight Lifting Tournament

    October 22, 2010

    Dr. Jennifer Hurst competed in the 2010 Larry Hanneman Memorial Olympic Weight Lifting  Tournament on October 16th in St. Joseph, MO.  She achieved personal records in both the Snatch (67 kilograms) and Clean & Jerk (89 kilograms), successfully totaling 156 kilograms and qualifying for the 2010 American Open.  The American Open will be held in […]

  • Martin and Siegler Chosen as Truman’s MOAPHERD Student of the Year

    October 21, 2010

    Katie Martin (left), Exercise Science major, and Kristen Siegler (right), Health Science major, were recently chosen by the Health and Exercise Sciences as Truman’s student of the year for the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MOAHPERD).  Katie Martin was chosen as the Future Professional Major of the Year for Exercise Science.  […]

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